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Population in 2010: 53,805. Population change since 2000: +49.2%
Males: 27,160  (50.5%)
Females: 26,645  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  19.1 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08701.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,199 (it was $30,769 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$36,199
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,421

Lakewood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $364,861 (it was $131,600 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$364,861
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $442,684; Detached houses: $497,866; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,012; In 2-unit structures: $255,407; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,313; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $298,698; Mobile homes: $545,568

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,290.

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  • White alone - 39,290 (79.1%)
  • Hispanic - 7,761 (15.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,243 (4.5%)
  • Asian alone - 182 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 135 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.06%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lakewood: 121.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.8%), Polish (10.3%), Hungarian (4.5%), Russian (3.7%), German (3.1%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 91 feet

Land area: 7.16 square miles.

Population density: 7,518 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lakewood:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood CDP:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

7,519 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This place:  14.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, New Jersey as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lakewood to the number of sex offenders is 1,993 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,012 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,267 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (8.5 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jersey City, NJ (44.0 miles , pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (44.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Ramtown, NJ (2.0 miles ), Leisure Village, NJ (2.0 miles ), Leisure Village East, NJ (2.2 miles ), Cedar Glen West, NJ (2.3 miles ), Allenwood, NJ (2.6 miles ), Leisure Knoll, NJ (2.6 miles ), Pine Lake Park, NJ (2.6 miles ), Leisure Village West-Pine Lake Park, NJ (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 74.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,090 (+2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 6,160 (44.2%)

Area codes: 732, 848, 908

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Lakewood, New Jersey - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Average climate in Lakewood, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Lakewood place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 39.5 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakewood-area historical earthquake activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Lakewood center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Lakewood center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ocean County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Fires: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mylo Carbia - born (1971), screenwriter, Braden Scott - College football player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Natalie Hays Hammond - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lakewood:

  • RCG LAKEWOOD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, SEAGULL SHOPPING PLAZA)
  • KIMBALL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 600 RIVER AVE)
  • ATLANTIC COAST REHAB AND HEALTH (Nursing Home, 485 RIVER AVE)
  • CONCORD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 963 OCEAN AVE)
  • FOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 527 RIVER AVE)
  • HARROGATE (Nursing Home, 400 LOCUST STREET)
  • HILLCREST MANOR INC (Nursing Home, 485 RIVER AVE)
  • LEISURE CHATEAU REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 962 RIVER AVE)
  • LEISURE PARK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1400 ROUTE 70)
  • MEDICENTER OF LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, 685 RIVER AVE)
  • NEWMANS LAKEWOOD NH (Nursing Home, 700 MONMOUTH AVE BOX D)
  • OCEAN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 901 MONMOUTH AVE)
  • PINELAND NH (Nursing Home, 555 SQUANKUM ROAD)
  • VICTORIAN GARDENS HCC (Nursing Home, 285 RIVER AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Lakewood, NJ

Airports located in Lakewood:

Operable nuclear power plant near Lakewood:

  • 19 miles: Oyster Creek in Forked River, NJ.

Colleges/Universities in Lakewood:

  • Beth Medrash Govoha (Full-time enrollment: 5,409; Location: 617 6th St; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • Georgian Court University (FT enrollment: 1,798; Location: 900 Lakewood Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.georgian.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Yeshiva Toras Chaim (FT enrollment: 168; Location: 999 Ridge Ave; Private, not-for-profit)
  • Bais Medrash Toras Chesed (FT enrollment: 85; Location: 901 Monmouth Ave; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lakewood:

  • Ocean County College (about 7 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,907)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 17 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,201)
  • Monmouth University (about 18 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,938)
  • Burlington County College (about 24 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 26 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,372)
  • Princeton University (about 30 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,592)
  • Middlesex County College (about 30 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,684)

Public high school in Lakewood:

Private high schools in Lakewood:

  • BAIS SHAINDEL HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (Students: 428; Location: 685 RIVER AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • BAIS YAAKOV HIGH SCHOOL OF LAKEWOOD (Students: 412; Location: 277 JAMES ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • CALVARY ACADEMY (Students: 292; Location: 1133 E COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW JERSEY CENTER FOR JUDAIC STUDY (Students: 165; Location: 801 W KENNEDY BLVD; Grades: 8 - 12; Boys only)
  • YESHIVA KEREN HATORAH (Students: 113; Location: 299 MONMOUTH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • YESHIVAS OHR YISSOCHOR (Students: 68; Location: 300 CROSS ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • LAKEWOOD CHEDER SCHOOL BOYS (Students: 3,373; Location: 901 MADISON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BAIS FAIGA PARK AVENUE CAMPUS (Students: 663; Location: 100 PARK AVE S; Grades: PK - 2; Girls only)
  • BAIS TOVA INC (Students: 520; Location: 555 OAK ST; Grades: KG - 7; Girls only)
  • BNOS YAAKON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 2 KENT RD; Grades: T1 - 8; Girls only)
  • BAIS ROCHEL (Students: 458; Location: 115 CAREY ST; Grades: PK - 8; Girls only)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 1141 E COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TALMUD TORAH BAIS AVROHOM (Students: 427; Location: 915 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Boys only)
  • YESHIVA TIFERES TORAH (Students: 424; Location: 70 E END AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Boys only)
  • YESHIVA ORCHOS CHAIM (Students: 410; Location: 410 OBERLIN AVE S; Grades: KG - 8; Boys only)
  • TORAH INSTITUTE OF LAKEWOOD / YESHIVA BAIS HATORAH (Students: 325; Location: 1815 SWARTHMORE AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Boys only)
See full list of schools located in Lakewood, School District: LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP


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Notable locations in Lakewood: Lake House (A), Seventh Street Gate House (B), Lakewood Township Municipal Building (C), Music Center (D), Hamilton Hall (E), Kingscote Administration Building (F), Farley Center (G), Mercedes Hall (H), Catherine McAuley Chapel (I), Raymond Hall Complex (J), Gould Mansion (K), Maria Hall (L), Saint Joseph's Hall (M), Casino (N), Sister Mary Joseph Cunningham Library (O), Mercy Center (P), Little Theater (Q), Arts and Sciences Center (R), Lakewood Branch Ocean County Library (S), Hatzalah Emergency Medical Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lakewood Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lakewood include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Bethel Church of God (B), Christ United Methodist Church (C), Christian Missionary Church (D), Emanuel Pentecostal Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Immanuel Lutheran Church (G), Intercessary Tabernacle (H), Lakewood Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Mount Sinai Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Manetta (A), Lake Shenandoah (B), Lake Carasaljo (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Watering Place Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lakewood include: Japanese Garden (1), Italian Garden (2), Sunken Garden (3), Formal Garden (4), Carasaljo Park (5), Lake Shenandoah County Park (6), Ocean County Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ocean County Offices & Institutions - Libraries- Branches- Jackson (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2 Jackson Drive), American International Tours (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 997 Brook Ave), Netline (1525 Prospect Street), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 1900 Highway 70).

Hotels: Consuelo's Travel Agency (220 3rd Street), Best Western Leisure Inn (1600 Route 70), Lakewood Manor Motel Inc (1275 River Avenue), Econo Lodge Lakewood (450 Madison Avenue), American Hotel Register CO (600 James Street), Four Seasons Clubhouse (1600 Spring Meadow Drive), Hotel Company (1191 Squankum Rd), Capri Motel (6530 U S Hwy No 9).

 
Ocean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.344. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.11
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lakewood and their reported violations in the past:

LAKEWOOD TWP MUA (Population served: 17201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-24-2002), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
NJ AMERICAN WATER CO-ORTLEY BEACH SYSTEM (Population served: 10000, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NJ AMERICAN WATER COMPANY - JAMESBURG (Population served: 5553, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
NJ AMERICAN WATER COMPANY-PELICAN ISLAND (Population served: 300, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TEL YAFA LTD (Serves NY, Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT GARDENS APARTMENTS (Address: Suite 14D , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 44 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(35.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 23.7% for other race residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lakewood, NJ

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2010:

  • 1,261 people in college/university student housing
  • 404 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 238 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2000:

  • 796 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 584 people in nursing homes
  • 210 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 31 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 31 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Lakewood compared to New Jersey state average:

Lakewood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Lakewood (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch, Leisure Village East Branch, Lakewood Branch, Route 70 Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Seagull Square Plaza Branch, Lakewood Branch, Lakewood Branch. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lakewood Main at 317 Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/11; Lakewood County Line at 425 West Kennedy Boulevard, branch established on 1961/06/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 395 Route 70, branch established on 1984/07/20; Ocean County Branch at 315 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1972/10/28. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 175 East Kennedy Boulevard, branch established on 1987/06/15; Lakewood - Lakewood Plaza Branch at 1700 Madison Avenue, branch established on 2005/09/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Investors Bank: Lakewood Branch at 425 Route 70, branch established on 2001/02/10; Clifton Avenue Branch at 101 Clifton Avenue, branch established on 2009/11/15. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • First Commerce Bank: at 105 River Avenue, branch established on 2006/01/30. Info updated 2011/07/26: Bank assets: $154.7 mil, Deposits: $131.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 1255 Route 70/Airport Road, branch established on 2009/01/12. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 1601 Madison Ave, branch established on 2007/04/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, New Jersey:

  • Econo Lodge, 450 Madison Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701 , Phone: (732) 363-8530
  • Parkway Hotel, LLC T/A Hilton Garden Inn Lakewood, 1885 Rt 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701 , Phone: (732) 262-5232, Fax: (732) 262-5233
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lakewood travel time to work - commute


Lakewood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lakewood CDP (based on Ocean County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.18%
Here52.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents79.7%4.3%3.6%2.5%2.4%
Congregations17.1%18.1%14.5%5.7%5.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%0.5%0.5%3.2%
Congregations6.2%4.7%3.1%1.6%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Ocean County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 110
Ocean County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Ocean County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 359
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ocean County:

26.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

18.0%

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($62,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Monmouth County, NJ  1.42% ($61,703 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.53% ($61,213)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.30% ($70,616)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.82% ($56,110 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.27% ($46,074)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.21% ($50,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W264AM (100.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJB1 (Channel 58; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lakewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $3,520,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,505
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,676
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 57,966

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lakewood)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lakewood, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lakewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lakewood)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$200,186117$230,996213$243,16511$228,6453$1,580,00079$216,256
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$66,23019$294,66522$245,6670$00$06$262,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$190,55531$216,010104$233,8899$87,1872$2,275,00034$220,141
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$150,27018$223,35855$254,5790$00$017$203,551
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$386,8108$234,72121$244,5891$160,0000$05$204,640

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7150.00 , 7152.00, 7153.01, 7153.02, 7154.01, 7154.02, 7155.00, 7156.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$196,8982$281,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$262,5631$335,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$237,0660$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$163,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$109,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7150.00 , 7152.00, 7153.01, 7153.02, 7154.01, 7154.02, 7155.00, 7156.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Businesses in Lakewood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins2Payless1
Best Western1Penske1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SAS Shoes2
Decora Cabinetry10Sears2
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks1
FedEx5T-Mobile1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS13
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
MasterBrand Cabinets26
Browse common businesses in Lakewood, NJ

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard H. Roberts (9)
  • John D. Matiskella (6)
  • Jonathan Grier (4)
  • Joseph Eichenstein (4)
  • Shawn Mikuski (4)
  • Norman Shaye (4)
  • Larry Ruizzo (4)
  • Richard Holstein (3)
  • Brion Gompper (3)
  • Avrohom Y. Charish (2)

Total of 87 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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